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The Ultimate Moving to Assisted Living Checklist

Moving to an Assisted Living community is a significant life transition that requires careful planning and consideration. Whether you’re an older adult making the move or moving a parent in…

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The Benefits of Nonprofit Senior Living

When you’re looking for care for a loved one, it’s important to know the distinctions between for-profit and nonprofit senior living and how your loved one can thrive in a…

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How Older Adults Can Embrace Hygge During Chicago Winters

As the days get darker and winter begins its chilly arrival, it’s more important than ever to find ways to stay warm, comfortable and happy. One popular method is practicing…

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3 Things All Solo Agers Should Know

A solo ager is someone who’s navigating the aging journey without the traditional support of adult children, a partner, or immediate family. This could be due to various reasons like…

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Understanding the Differences Between Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home

As we age, we may start to need more help throughout the day with things we used to do on our own. This is a normal part of aging. Whether…

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Finding Romance in Retirement: The Best Dating Apps for Older Adults

Dating is exciting and fun, and can lead you to a romance that makes you look forward to every day. Plenty of older adults are entering the dating pool and…

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What Are Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)?

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) are activities that you complete to live a high-quality and independent life. Different from activities of daily living (ADLs) which are daily tasks necessary…

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The Perks of Lakefront Retirement Communities

Imagine waking up to the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan every day. There’s a cool breeze, and the blue water reaches the horizon. Living in areas considered prime real estate…

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Getting Started: A Guide to Making the Move to Senior Living

If you’re ready to get started with senior living, you may be wondering where to start. The Admiral at the Lake is here to help with proven steps, expert tips…

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